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New York Knicks owner Jim Dolan tests positive for coronavirus

(Reuters) - The owner of NBA team New York Knicks, Jim Dolan, has tested positive for coronavirus, the Knicks said in a twitter post. Read More


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Delayed Tokyo Olympics likely to open in July 2021: media

TOKYO (Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Japanese organizers are in final stages of talks to set the opening date for the Tokyo Games in July next year, Japanese media said. More »


Japan's economy minister says Olympic postponement to push back trillions of yen in demand

TOKYO (Reuters) - The government's stimulus package will take into account the fact that the postponement of the Tokyo Olympic Games will push back several trillions of yen worth of demand until next year, Japan's economy minister Yasutoshi Nishimura said on Sunday. More »


Tennis stars rally in fight against coronavirus

Novak Djokovic and his wife, Jelena, are donating 1 million Euros -- about $1.1 million -- to buy ventilators and other equipment for hospitals in their native Serbia to assist in the fight against the coronavirus. More »


Athletics: Iran Olympic discus trailblazer Hadadi has coronavirus

(Reuters) - Ehsan Hadadi, Iran's first Olympic track and field medalist, has tested positive for coronavirus, World Athletics reported on Saturday. More »


Report: PGA Tour to aid golfers, caddies in financial need

The PGA Tour is stepping in to assist golfers and caddies who are financially struggling as a result of the suspension of play due to the coronavirus pandemic. More »


French chess team quarantined in Russia plan next move

MURMANSK, Russia (Reuters) - When a group of French chess players traveled to the Russian Arctic city of Murmansk for a tournament this month, they didn't expect to end up in quarantine and face delays in getting home. More »


Olympics: 'We'll be stronger than ever in 2021' – Naomi Osaka

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese tennis player Naomi Osaka, the poster girl of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, took to social media on Saturday to show her support for the decision to postpone the Games until next year More »


Doping: Russian agency halts testing amid coronavirus outbreak

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian anti-doping agency RUSADA said it was temporarily halting all testing in response to government measures aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus. More »


NBA notebook: Play likely to resume without fans

If the NBA regular season resumes, it is almost "100 percent" the games will be played without fans present, ESPN's Brian Windhorst reported Friday. More »


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